Laborers - Shelby, NC

Shelby, NC posted on February 20

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Wharton-Smith, Inc. currently has immediate openings for Laborers in Shelby, NC.

We offer a competitive salary and field benefits.

Duties Include:

  • Measures distances from grade stakes, drives stakes, and stretches tight line.
  • Bolts, nails, aligns, and blocks up under forms.
  • Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications.
  • Levels earth to fine grade specifications.
  • Mixes concrete.
  • Smooths and finishes freshly poured cement or concrete.
  • Positions, joins, aligns, and seals pipe sections.
  • Erects scaffolding, shoring, and braces.
  • Mops, brushes, or spreads paints or bituminous compounds over surfaces for protection.
  • Sprays materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hose to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
  • Applies caulking compounds by hand or with caulking gun to seal crevices.
  • Grinds, sands, or polishes surfaces such as concrete, marble, terrazzo, or wood flooring.
  • Demolishes buildings, saws lumber, dismantles forms, removes projections from concrete, mounts pipe hangers, and cuts and attaches insulating material.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of the language (vocabulary) used in the construction trade.
  • Understanding of simple and complex instruction, both oral and written